John S. Higbee diary

John S. Higbee diary

Dates: 1847

Photocopy of typewritten excerpts from a diary. The diary covers the time from 9 April to 1 July 1847. Higbee migrated with Brigham Young's company as far as the "upper" Platte River.

  • Extent: 1 item (8 p.)
  • Creator: Higbee, John S. (John Somers), 1804-1877
  • Call Number: MSS 1055
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Diary must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1055; John S. Higbee diary; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1055, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Higbee, John S. (John Somers), 1804-1877--Diaries; Immigration and American Expansion; Mormon pioneers--History; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History; Pioneers
Genre / Form
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Higbee (John S.) diary
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-22T04:16-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical note

Utah pioneer and member of the Mormon Church.

comments powered by Disqus

Site Navigation

Search this Collection

Collection Arrangement

Yellow highlight indicates current location in collection description

Print View

Help with this Collection

Ask us a Question

Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts